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Synonyms for acid

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Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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(2001) identified two different types of mutants with similarly increased levels of oleic acid in the seeds, but differing for the oleic acid concentration at the root and leaf level.
The waste product is sulfuric acid, which weathers the limestone, carving out the cave.
Several experimental results showed that the oil content and oil fatty acid composition of sunflower are equally determined by genotype, weather conditions of year and agrotechnical factors (Baydar and Erbas, 2005; Joksinovic et al., 2006; Zheljazkov et al., 2009; Turhan et al., 2010).
Please note again the last sentence in the above quote which suggests that sulphur-containing amino acids can contribute to the systemic acid pool.
In acid treatment process,oil is treated with sulfuric acid to remove aromatics and other non-hydrocarbons, followed by treatment with clay to neutralize and improve appearance, color and color stability by removing colored and colorless pigments and also improve oxidation stability of the final oil products [8-10].The acid sludge at the bottom, formed from the acid treatment of oil is a black or dark brown in color and containing some harmful sulfonic acid and some impurities [11,12].
The extensive use of soaps and detergents are the key factors driving the growth of the global Palmitic acid market.
At unadjusted pH (1.1 to 7.1), the PPO browning of the control and samples with sodium acid pyrophosphate was not significantly different.
When evaluating coffee, an observation of its acid content is of central importance.
These root exudates include large numbers of organic acids (such as citric acid, oxalic acid, malic acid, and tartaric acid), amino acids (such as histidine, leucine, and glutamic acid), fatty acids, and sugars (Yang et al.
Tokyo, Japan, Feb 27, 2007 - (JCN) - Toshiba, Shibaura Mechatronics Corporation and Chlorine Engineers announced that they have succeeded in developing the industry's first semiconductor resist stripping technology employing electrolyzed sulfuric acid.
The nutrient folic acid is generally good for brain health, but research now suggests that too much of it might harm people who get too little vitamin [B.sub.12].